Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, you’ll learn how to transform basic shapes into realistic objects and lifelike winter birds. You’ll also view masterpieces by Cezanne, John James Audubon and Archibald Thorburn. Sharon will guide you through two projects: transforming a circle, triangle and rectangle into a still life and creating a lovely chalk pastel picture of a bird in the snow.

Element of Art:
Shape
Shading

Art Appreciation:
James Audubon
Birds

Technique:
Drawing
Turning basic shapes into 3D objects through shading

Have artwork of your own to share from this lesson?

It’s simple to share! Take a picture, upload it to a photo sharing site (like Flickr), then leave a comment below that includes the link to your image.

We can’t wait to see your creativity!